Posts tagged ‘Sports’

What If We Traded Employees Like Hockey Teams Trade Players?

Imagine this scenario. Seamus, a database administrator, has decided it’s time to move on from his current job at Microsoft. He’d really like to move south…

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Real-time Tutorials for the Noob Skating Fan

Yesterday Julie wrote about the Skate Bug, a kind of auditory aid for getting from (to borrow Lee and Sachi’s metaphor again) A to G: At…

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Thinking About Canada’s Performance in Beijing

We don’t have a TV, so I’ve hardly watched any Olympics. I’m surprised to say that I missed watching them a little. I’ve caught the highlights…

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Celebrating After Every Point

I was watching some Olympics coverage yesterday, and started thinking about rituals of celebration: In indoor volleyball, the team converges after every successful point. There’s a…

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For the Vancouver Locals: Gastown Pick-up Ultimate Next Week

Boris just twittered about a pick-up ultimate game next week: CRAB Park 101 E Waterfront Road Vancouver, British Columbia It’s time to dust off the arteries…

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How I Fixed My Windows Media Player Buffering Problem For CBC Sports’ Live Feed

I’m currently watching the live stream for the NHL playoffs from CBC Sports. The quality isn’t great, but it’s better than nothing. I had some difficulty…

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Correct the Grammar in This Headline

Or is that correct as is? I don’t think so, but in any case it takes the English language around the back of the bike sheds…

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No Leafs Fans in Gharb

James and I were walking down the lane outside our farmhouse on Gozo, and I happened to glance at a bag of garbage awaiting pickup. Look…

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